Anne Gwynne Profile

Anne Gwynne
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(Marguerite Gwynne Trice)
1/10 December 18 is born in San Antonio/Waco, Texas. Her father’s a wealthy apparel manufacturer.
? graduates from San Antonio High School
36 moves with her parents to Missouri
? attends Stephens College in Columbia, where she studies drama with Maude Adams
39 when her father is transferred to Los Angeles, she moves to the West Coast
her father’s position with Catalina Swimwear leads to work for her as a swimsuit model
models and acts in theater productions such as Stage Door and The Colonel’s Lady
June 39 Universal puts her under contract without a screen test
is billed “The TNT Girl” (Trim, Neat, Terrific). She is voted the #1 pin up for two years in Yank, The Army Weekly.
43 meets actor Robert Paige while filming Frontier Badmen. They remain lifelong friends.
44 does advertising for Royal Crown Cola
30 December 44/45 marries theatrical attorney Max Gilford at her father’s home in Beverly Hills. Evelyn Ankers is the matron of honor, and Peggy Ryan is a bridesmaid
46 her daughter, Gloria Gwynne Gilford, is born. She will become an actress.
? her son, Gregory Maxwell, is born. He will become a composer.
65 becomes the widow of Gilford. She sells her Beverly Hills home and moves to an apartment in the San Fernando Valley.
puts her children through college by working as a secretary and salesperson at Bullock’s Wilshire department store
69 her daughter marries actor Robert Pine
? does a Head and Shoulders commercial
Mid-80s operates a boutique in Westwood, California
92 is scheduled to attend the Memphis Film Festival when she suffers a stroke that affects her right side
99 lives in the San Fernando Valley
31 March 03 dies in Woodland Hills, California, from a stroke following surgery at the Motion Picture County Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Gwynne Pine; her son, Gregory Gilford; and her grandchildren, Katie and Christopher Pine.
"Anne Gwynne: The Serviceman?s Dream" by Blackie & Alicia Seymour in Classic Images, Movie Stars of the ?40s by David Ragan, Scream Queens by Calvin Thomas Beck, Western Women by Boyd Magers and Michael G. Fitzgerald
Recommended Books:
Western Women by Boyd Magers and Michael G. Fitzgerald
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Universal's Leading Ladies of the Golden Age of Horror